Whether you decide not to apply bottom paint, do the work yourself, or hire it out, there are costs to keeping your hull clean. Learn the details! [More] What’s a Bottom Job Cost Anyway?
Keep your cruising boat and gear working well with these suggestions for routine maintenance and simple fixes.
Spotless Stainless is a dead-easy way to clean your stainless. Brush it on, wait, rinse it off. It’s that simple. Seriously. [More] Spotless Stainless
Feeling stupid. Boat work and the cruising life can do that to you. The lessons we learned as well as how to move on and regain confidence. [More] Feeling Stupid
If hauling out your boat is a new experience, read these tips to make it easier and less stressful. 19 things you need to know! [More] Tips for Hauling Out Your Boat
Replacing a dinghy plug is a great look at boat projects in general. They’re not complicated but they can definitely be time-consuming. [More] Steps to a New Dinghy Plug
The most important tool on your boat isn’t one that you can buy at the hardware store. Learn about boat tools – and which one you should never be without. [More] The Most Important Tool
Learn what was important in buying a new clock and barometer as part of our boat’s interior renovation and how to keep the brass from tarnishing. [More] Ship’s Clock and Barometer for Our Boat Renovation
Want an automatic reminder to do routine tasks? Quickly set up an email reminder system with this free app. Step-by-step instructions on how to set it up. [More] Getting Reminders
Leaks are a part of life on any boat. They’re not only annoying but can lead to bigger problems down the line. Rebed your deck fittings now! [More] How To Rebed a Leaky Deck Prism
Maintenance is a necessary chore. Finding side benefits makes it fun, even when it means hauling yourself up the mast each spring. [More] 3 Reasons I Love Varnish Day